Saint Vigor of Bayeux

Also known as

  • Vigeur
  • Vigile
  • Vigorus



Studied at Arras, France. Spiritual student of Saint Vedast of Arras. He studied for the priesthood, but found the vocation so overwhelming that he ran from it for a while. He eventually realized his vocation and was ordained. Preacher and missionary. Bishop of Bayeux, France in 513, he continued his missionary work, bringing people to the faith, building churches and monasteries.



  • 537 of natural causes
  • buried on Mont Chrismat
  • relics moved to the Abbey of Saint-Riquier in Picardy, France in 981 to avoid invading Normans


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Vigor of Bayeux“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 November 2013. Web. 5 October 2015. <>